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Providence Health & Services PRN - Exercise Physiologist - Pulmonary Cardiac Rehab in Anchorage, Alaska


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Providence is calling an Exercise Physiologist (Pulmonary Cardiac Rehab Unit, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • DOCUMENTATION: Accurately documents all patient interventions and procedures according to department protocols. Completes QI information daily.

  • COMMUNICATION: Interacts and communicates with peers, supervisors, physicians, and patients and family members in a positive manner. Maintains patient confidentiality.

  • EDUCATION: Plans and implements a variety of educational sessions for patients, staff and community. Obtains, maintains and enhances professional expertise through continuing education and networking.

  • TECHNICAL EXPERTISE/PROCEDURES: Understands and develops safe exercise prescriptions and a variety of patient assessment tools. Monitors and interprets ECG rhythms, monitors and interprets oximetry, adjusts oxygen flow rates after completion of required educational modules and competencies.

  • PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT/IMPLEMENTATION: Develops and implements educational offerings and program expansion.

  • Demonstrates safe use of electrical/exercise equipment at all times. Assists in maintaining proper supply levels and evaluating needs for additional supplies.

  • Completes initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • 1 year of experience with emphasis on knowledge of cardiac medication, exercise physiology, nutrition, counseling techniques and patient education

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters of Science degree in Exercise Science

  • Certification by the American College of Sports Medicine

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 309190